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Music at the NLS
by Thomson, William, fl.1695-1753; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Dedication signed: William Thomson
Topic: Songs, Scottish
With final four 'Explanation of the Scots words.' leaves
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by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901; Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. lbt; Truzzi, L. (Luigi), 1799-1864; Muzio, Emanuele, 1825-1890; Hopkinson, Cecil, former owner. StEdNL
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Opera; acc. arr. for piano
Topic: Operas
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Includes bibliographies and indexes
Topics: Songs, Scots, Songs, Scots
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Wood, J. Muir
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For voice and piano
Topic: Songs, English
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by Thomson, William, fl.1695-1753; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Dedication signed: William Thomson
Topic: Songs, Scottish
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by Playford, Henry, b. 1657; Playford, John, 1623-1686?. English dancing master
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Includes tunes followed by directions for each dance
Topics: Country-dances, Dance music, Dance, Violin music
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Intended as a companion volume to the 'Edinburgh musical miscellany' with music illustration, Edinburgh, 1792
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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The titlepages to books 3-6 read: 'The Caledonian pocket companion containing a favourite collection of Scotch tunes with variations for the German flute or violin by James Oswald. London Printed for the author & sold at his musick shop in St. Martin's Church-Yard in the Strand.'
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Burns, Robert. 1759-1796; Clarke, Stephen. d. 1797
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Paged continuously. Engraved throughout
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots, Folk songs, Scots
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by Smith, Laura Alexandrine
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First published in 1769 as 'Ancient and modern Scots songs'
Published in parts
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Herd, David, 1732-1810; Hecht, Hans, 1876-1945
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Without music. The editor's notes include references to tunes
Topics: Paton, George, 1721-1807, Burns, Robert, 1759-1796, Cape Club (Edinburgh, Scotland), Songs, Scots
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With additional engraved title page
Topic: Musical notation
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Frontis. portrait (plate) of Thomas Mace signed: Hen. Cook pinx. W. Faithorne sculp
Topics: Music, Music, Church music, Lute, Stringed instruments, Viol
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Stuart, Donald fl. 1783 former owner. StEdNL; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Vol. 2 containing books 7-12; vol. 1 containing Books 1-6 and published by Straight & Skillern?
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by Stuart, Alexander; Wood, J. Muir; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Begun in 1877, a sheet of music found loose in the volume has been pasted in at the end
1762 re-issue with added third volume
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Original published 1700 : London : Printed by William Pearson, for Henry Playford, 1700
Double pagination of letterpress and engraved music plates
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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Mostly for high voice and continuo (some for 2 voices & continuo); part for flute (i.e. recorder) at end of each song
Topics: Songs (High voice) with continuo, Songs, English
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by Parke, William Thomas; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folk songs, English
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Originally published in 1654 as: A breefe introduction to the skill of musick
Topics: Music, Violin, Viola da gamba, Counterpoint
Imprint to vol.2: "Edinburgh, printed by Mr. Thomas Ruddiman for Allan Ramsay"
Rights: National Library of Scotland holds full rights in this digital resource and agrees to license the resource under the Creative Commons License: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 UK: Scotland.
Music at the NLS
by Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855; Twiss, Horace, 1787-1849; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Pl. no.: 156
Topic: Songs, Scots
A second volume was published in the following year
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Mostly for high voice and continuo (some for 2 voices & continuo); part for flute (i.e. recorder) at end of each song
Topics: Songs (High voice) with continuo, Songs, English
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEd
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Library copy: wanting p. 72-73 of the first volume
Topics: Songs, English, Songs, Scots, Songs, Irish
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by Weekes, of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
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"A selection of standard music, songs, duets, glees ... and articles in musical and general literature."
Topic: Songs, English
A 19th century reprint from a broken set of the two issues of the 1719-20 edition. Vol. 1, 3-5 belong to the first issue; v. 2 and 6 to the second
Topic: Ballads, English
Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Music at the NLS
by North, Roger, Hon. Attorney-General under James II; Rimbault, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1816-1876; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
Music at the NLS
by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Music at the NLS
by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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Music at the NLS
by Sempill, James, Sir; Paterson, James, 1805-1876; Sempill, Francis; Sempill, Robert, 1595?-1665?
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Music at the NLS
by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Also available as single numbers 1-100
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Compiled by John Arnold
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by Grant, John, Pipe-Major; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
Music at the NLS
by Thumoth, Burk; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Book 2 of Twelve Scotch and twelve Irish airs?
Music at the NLS
by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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Music at the NLS
by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEd
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Topics: Songs, English, Songs, Scots, Songs, Irish
Music at the NLS
by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Music at the NLS
by Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Title vignettes
Topics: Ballads, Scots, Songs, Scottish, Folk songs, Scots
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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The titlepages to vols. 3-6 read: 'The musical miscellany; being a collection of choice songs, and lyrick poems: with the basses to each tune, and transpos'd for the flute. ..'
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by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901; Saladino, Michele, 1835-1912; Fava, Angelo; Borri, Claudio; Manzoni, Alessandro, 1785-1873; Hopkinson, Cecil, former owner. StEdNL
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Second version of the work with the "Liber scriptus" for chorus only
Topic: Requiems
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by Ballantine, James, Artist & Song-Writer
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First published in 1667 as 'A compendium of practical musick'
Edited by David Herd
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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by Playford, John 1623-1686?; Christie, William; Wood, J. Muir; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Also registered as NLS MS.3300
Music at the NLS
by Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Music at the NLS
by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland)
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Also issued as no. 43 of the publications of the Maitland Club
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by Smeaton, William Henry Oliphant, 1856-1914
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